NYSE:BKU - BankUnited Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.51 -0.90 (-2.78 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 10:11 AM ET)
Previous Close$32.41
Today's Range$31.4050 - $32.31
52-Week Range$29.86 - $44.97
Volume55,193 shs
Average Volume791,528 shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio11.89
Dividend Yield2.59%
Beta0.97
BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BankUnited, National Association that provides a range of banking services to small and medium sized businesses, and individual and corporate customers in the United States. The company offers deposit products, such as checking, money market deposit, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit; and treasury management services. Its loans portfolio includes small business loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans and leases, term loans, formula-based loans, municipal and non-profit loans and leases, commercial and residential mortgage warehouse lines of credit, letters of credit, and consumer loans, as well as purchases performing residential loans. The company also offers integrated on-line, mobile, and telephone banking services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated through a network of 87 branches located in 15 Florida counties; and 6 banking centers in the New York metropolitan area, as well as 89 automated teller machines. The company was formerly known as BU Financial Corporation. BankUnited, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:BKU
Previous Symbol
CUSIP06652K10
Phone305-569-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.61
Current Ratio0.97
Quick Ratio0.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.89
Forward P/E Ratio9.52
P/E Growth1.11

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Price / Sales2.38
Cash Flow$2.5473 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.37
Book Value$28.32 per share
Price / Book1.11

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.65
Net Income$614.27 million
Net Margins46.00%
Return on Equity11.89%
Return on Assets1.18%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,763
Outstanding Shares103,070,000
Market Cap$3.34 billion
OptionableOptionable

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BankUnited's stock symbol?

BankUnited trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKU."

How often does BankUnited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BankUnited?

BankUnited declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 16th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 15th. View BankUnited's Dividend History.

How will BankUnited's stock buyback program work?

BankUnited declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were BankUnited's earnings last quarter?

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.05. The financial services provider earned $290.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $292.57 million. BankUnited had a net margin of 46.00% and a return on equity of 11.89%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.62 earnings per share. View BankUnited's Earnings History.

When is BankUnited's next earnings date?

BankUnited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BankUnited.

What price target have analysts set for BKU?

11 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for BankUnited's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate BankUnited's stock price to reach $42.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BankUnited.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BankUnited?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BankUnited in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BankUnited.

Has BankUnited been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BKU stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BankUnited earned a daily sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of BankUnited's key competitors?

Who are BankUnited's key executives?

BankUnited's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rajinder P. Singh, Founder, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Ms. Leslie N. Lunak, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Thomas M. Cornish, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Starr, Gen. Counsel of BankUnited, National Association (Age 57)
  • Mr. Rishi Bansal, Chief Investment Officer of BankUnited, National Association (Age 44)

Who are BankUnited's major shareholders?

BankUnited's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.31%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (6.44%), BlackRock Inc. (4.35%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.26%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.91%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.93%). Company insiders that own BankUnited stock include Douglas J Pauls, Eugene F Demark, Jeffrey Starr, John Adam Kanas, John N Digiacomo, Joseph Roberto, Mark Bagnoli, Rajinder P Singh and Thomas M Cornish. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BankUnited.

Which institutional investors are selling BankUnited stock?

BKU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, AQR Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Advisory Research Inc. and Brown Advisory Inc.. Company insiders that have sold BankUnited company stock in the last year include Douglas J Pauls, Eugene F Demark, Jeffrey Starr, Mark Bagnoli, Rajinder P Singh and Thomas M Cornish. View Insider Buying and Selling for BankUnited.

Which institutional investors are buying BankUnited stock?

BKU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Wells Fargo & Company MN, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, American Century Companies Inc. and CI Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BankUnited.

How do I buy shares of BankUnited?

Shares of BKU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BankUnited's stock price today?

One share of BKU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.30.

How big of a company is BankUnited?

BankUnited has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $614.27 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.65 on an earnings per share basis. BankUnited employs 1,763 workers across the globe.

What is BankUnited's official website?

The official website for BankUnited is http://www.bankunited.com.

How can I contact BankUnited?

BankUnited's mailing address is 14817 OAK LANE, MIAMI LAKES FL, 33016. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 305-569-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BankUnited (NYSE BKU)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  304 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  353 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  657
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This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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